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Computer Network Architects

in Massachusetts

Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Excludes "Information Security Analysts" (15-1122), "Network and Computer Systems Administrators" (15-1142), and "Computer Network Support Specialists" (15-1152).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
151143  Computer Network Architects 4,501 4,902 401 8.91 % 98 40 58 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,240  50 % 2,530  52 % 290  13 % $119,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,240  50 % 2,530  52 % 290  13 % $119,800
Information    520  12 % 570  12 % 50  10 % $122,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises    290  6 % 290  6 % 0  -1 % $116,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises    290  6 % 290  6 % 0  -1 % $116,250
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    220  5 % 220  5 % 0  1 % $120,540
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    180  4 % 160  3 % -20  -11 % $113,870
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    180  4 % 190  4 % 10  4 % $111,770
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    180  4 % 200  4 % 20  12 % $131,710
Telecommunications    170  4 % 160  3 % -10  -2 % $89,540
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    160  4 % 180  4 % 20  15 % $133,010
Health Care and Social Assistance    140  3 % 160  3 % 20  13 % $97,820
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